Articles by William Maclean

In Cyber Era, Human Factor Keeps Spies at Work

  • 05 July 10
  • Reuters
Using humans for spying in place of Internet hacking may seem arcane. But human spies can do things hackers cannot, like spotting human frailties that can be exploited, analysts said.

Britain Reverses Retreat From Africa

  • 30 June 05
  • Reuters
The list of influential Britons in Africa is long: high-profile businessmen, broadcasters and sports stars; lower-profile mercenaries, arms brokers and spies.

Africa Buries OAU, Heralds New Union

  • 09 July 02
  • Reuters
African leaders gave a state funeral to their Organization of African Unity on Monday but were quickly warned against complacency by United Nations chief Kofi Annan.

BP Aims for Higher Profits Through a Greener Image

NEWS ANALYSIS: OPEC Indecision Keeps Price of Oil On the Boil

Report: Demand for Oil Set to Surge in Summer

Energy Watchdog Calls for Oil Boost

Green Capitalism Pays, Authors Say

Iran Says U.S. Sanctions Hurt American Oil Firms

Little Benefit for Locals From Angolan Oil Fields

BP Amoco Approves ARCO Buyout

OPEC Signs Accord To Cut Oil Exports

Saudi Cuts Boost Slumping Oil Prices

Islamists Face Reformers in Iran Vote